Environmental Psychology and Human Well Being

Environmental Psychology and Human Well-Being: Effects of Built and Natural Settings provides a better understanding of the way in which mental and physical well-being is affected by physical environments, along with insights into how the design of these environments might be improved to support better health outcomes. The book reviews the history of the field, discusses theoretical constructs in guiding research and design, and provides an up-to-date survey of research findings. Core psychological constructs, such as personal space, territoriality, privacy, resilience, stress, and more are integrated into each environment covered. Provides research-based insight into how an environment can impact mental and physical health and well-being Integrates core psychological constructs, such as coping, place attachment, social support, and perceived control into each environment discussed Includes discussion of Kaplan's Attention Restoration Theory and Ulrich's Stress Reduction Theory Covers educational settings, workplace settings, environments for active living, housing for the elderly, natural settings, correctional facilities, and more

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  • Author : Ann Sloan Devlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 482 pages
  • ISBN : 0128114827
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Environmental Psychology and Human Well-Being

Environmental Psychology and Human Well-Being
  • Author : Ann Sloan Devlin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 August 2018
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Environmental Psychology and Human Well-Being: Effects of Built and Natural Settings provides a better understanding of the way in which mental and physical well-being is affected by physical environments, along with insights into how the design of these environments might be improved to support better health outcomes. The book reviews the history of the field, discusses theoretical constructs in guiding research and design, and provides an up-to-date survey of research findings. Core psychological constructs, such as personal space, territoriality, privacy,

Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology
  • Author : Linda Steg
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 November 2018
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The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychology Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition, Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers an overview of the interplay between humans and their environments. The text examines the influence of the environment on human experiences, behaviour and well-being and explores the factors influencing environmental behaviour, and ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. The revised edition is a state-of-the art review of relevant theories and research on each of these topics. With contributions from

One Health: The Well-being Impacts of Human-nature Relationships

One Health: The Well-being Impacts of Human-nature Relationships
  • Author : Eric Brymer,Elizabeth Louise Freeman,Miles Richardson
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 07 November 2019
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In recent years there has been a growing body of evidence from fields such as public health, architecture, ecology, landscape, forestry, psychology, sport science, psychiatry, geography suggesting that nature enhances psychological health and wellbeing. Physical activity in the presence of nature, feelings of connection to nature, engagement with nature, specific environmental features (e.g. therapeutic, water and trees) and images of real and virtual nature have all been posited as important wellbeing facilitators. Thus, the association between natural environments and

Handbook of Environmental Psychology and Quality of Life Research

Handbook of Environmental Psychology and Quality of Life Research
  • Author : Ghozlane Fleury-Bahi,Enric Pol,Oscar Navarro
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 August 2016
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This Handbook presents a broad overview of the current research carried out in environmental psychology which puts into perspective quality of life and relationships with living spaces, and shows how this original analytical framework can be used to understand different environmental and societal issues. Adopting an original approach, this Handbook focuses on the links with other specialties in psychology, especially social and health psychology, together with other disciplines such as geography, architecture, sociology, anthropology, urbanism and engineering. Faced with the

Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology
  • Author : Tony Cassidy
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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This text contains an up-to-date survey of theory, research and practice in environmental psychology, drawing on international literature. It adopts the perspective that physical and social factors are inextricably linked in their influence on human behaviour and experience and that the world in which we live is changed and often damaged by human action.; Throughout the text, the issues which are important in contemporary psychology, such as levels of explanation, methodological diversity and the relationship between psychology and other disciplines,

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Conservation Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Environmental and Conservation Psychology
  • Author : Susan D. Clayton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 18 October 2012
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This handbook brings together contributions from experts in environmental and/or conservation psychology to review the current state of research. In addition to summarizing current knowledge, it provides an understanding of the relationship between environmental and conservation psychology, and of the directions in which these interdependent areas of study are heading.

Conservation Psychology

Conservation Psychology
  • Author : Susan Clayton,Gene Myers
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 19 September 2011
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This textbook introduces the reader to the new and emerging field of Conservation Psychology, which explores connections between the study of human behavior and the achievement of conservation goals. People are often cast as villains in the story of environmental degradation, seen primarily as a threat to healthy ecosystems and an obstacle to conservation. But humans are inseparable from natural ecosystems. Understanding how people think about, experience, and interact with nature is crucial for promoting environmental sustainability as well as

Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology
  • Author : Linda Steg,Agnes E. van den Berg,Judith I. M. de Groot
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 April 2012
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Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers a research-based introduction to the psychological relationship between humans and their built and natural environments and discusses how sustainable environments can be created to the benefit of both people and nature Explores the environment's effects on human wellbeing and behaviour, factors influencing environmental behaviour and ways of encouraging pro-environmental action Provides a state-of-the-art overview of recent developments in environmental psychology, with an emphasis on sustainability as a unifying principle for theory, research and interventions While

Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology
  • Author : Mirilia Bonnes,Gianfranco Secchiaroli
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 22 June 1995
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This textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the rapidly expanding field of environmental psychology. The authors start with a review of the history of environmental psychology, highlighting its interdisciplinary nature. They trace its roots in architecture, ecology and geography, and examine the continuing relationship of these subjects to the psychological tradition. The book then moves through key contemporary lines of research in the field, contrasting models from perception and cognition, such as those of Gibson and Brunswick, with

Psychology and Climate Change

Psychology and Climate Change
  • Author : Susan Clayton,Christie Manning
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 June 2018
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Psychology and Climate Change: Human Perceptions, Impacts, and Responses organizes and summarizes recent psychological research that relates to the issue of climate change. The book covers topics such as how people perceive and respond to climate change, how people understand and communicate about the issue, how it impacts individuals and communities, particularly vulnerable communities, and how individuals and communities can best prepare for and mitigate negative climate change impacts. It addresses the topic at multiple scales, from individuals to close

Climate Change and Human Well-Being

Climate Change and Human Well-Being
  • Author : Inka Weissbecker
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 04 August 2011
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Climate change is increasing the severity of disasters and adverse weather conditions worldwide, with particularly devastating effects on developing countries and on individuals with lower resources. Climate change is likely to impact mental health and psychosocial well-being via multiple pathways, leading to new challenges. Direct effects such as gradual environmental changes, higher temperatures, and natural disasters, are likely to lead to more indirect consequences such as social and economic stressors, population displacement, and conflict. Climate change, largely the product of

Dimensions. Journal of Architectural Knowledge

Dimensions. Journal of Architectural Knowledge
  • Author : Katharina Voigt,Uta Graff,Ferdinand Ludwig
  • Publisher : transcript Verlag
  • Release : 31 May 2021
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»Dimensions« is a journal in, on and from the discipline of architecture, addressing the creation, constitution and transmission of architectural knowledge. »Dimensions« investigates the constitution of architectural knowledge and addresses research at the core of the discipline. »Dimensions« explores processes, procedures and results from practice and research to particular attentiveness to the architectural design and epistemologies of aesthetic practice and research. Issue 1, »Research Perspectives in Architecture«, explores different lines of enquiry with specific focus on their methodology. Design-based, reflexive, qualitative,

Environmental Psychology

Environmental Psychology
  • Author : Linda Steg
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 November 2018
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Psychology

The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychology Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition, Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers an overview of the interplay between humans and their environments. The text examines the influence of the environment on human experiences, behaviour and well-being and explores the factors influencing environmental behaviour, and ways to encourage pro-environmental behaviour. The revised edition is a state-of-the art review of relevant theories and research on each of these topics. With contributions from